Upskilling and reskilling have become essential tools for building a future-proof workforce. Discover practical tips for designing and implementing effective upskilling programs and insights into emerging skill trends and best practices.
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7 reasons to upskill your employees
Knowing your employees’ skills is key to taking your company to the next level. When you upskill, it’s a win-win: You get to find out more about the key skills your company needs to perform, while helping your employees develop their careers.
What are the skills of tomorrow?
As a skills-focused approach becomes the gold standard in HR strategy, it's more important than ever to be aware of the skills needed for the jobs of the future.
6 steps to successful upskilling
The upskilling experience is unique for everyone, but there are a few key steps that are essential for any successful upskilling plan.
Understanding the skill development lifecycle
Practice the same skill for 10,000 hours, and that skill might become obsolete the minute you reach the finish line. Today’s workforce needs a different understanding of skills mastery — that's where the skills lifecycle comes in.
Upskilling vs. internal mobility: What’s the difference?
Upskilling and internal mobility are two very different strategies, despite being complementary. Before embarking on one of these processes, find out more about the key differences.
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Solve your transformation challenges today with the powerful impact of skills
HR leaders recognize the importance of skills:
- 72% of L&D leaders consider "skills" — referring to both digital skills and upskilling/reskilling employees — as the most pressing concern in the world.
- 49% of organizations have boosted their L&D spending in 2022 from 41% in 2021 – a 20% year-on-year increase.
- 71 to 90% of organizations that have begun such large-scale skills transformations believe it positively impacts company strategy, employee performance, satisfaction, and employer brand reputation.
Nonetheless, it can oftentimes be hard to put into words why it is so crucial to invest in skills-based transformation.
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